Galerie Melbye-Konan represents international contemporary artists, both established and emerging, from Europe, USA and Africa. In addition to presenting a dynamic and visionary exhibition programme in its 400 square metre space, the gallery collaborates with museums, institutions and collectors on curatorial projects.
The Handelsblatt lists Galerie Melbye-Konan as one of the "new generation of galleries from Germany" and Artnet includes it in the "Venice Biennale Power List". Most recently, artists represented by the gallery, Aron Demetz and Yeanzi, exhibited at the Biennale Arte de Venezia (23 April - 27 November 2022).
Artists represented by Galerie Melbye-Konan have participated in the following international exhibitions 59th Venice Biennale, 53rd Venice Biennale, Kunsthalle Budapest, Institut francais, Wuhan Art Museum, Zhejiang Art Museum, Museum Het Valkhof, MAC Sao Paolo, Mohammed VI Museum, Fondation Montresso, Fondation Donwahi, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Cocody, Imago Mundi Collection, Haus Kunst Mitte Berlin and many more.
Galerie Melbye-Konan is located on the ground floor of the prestigious Apartimentum building complex, owned by Lars Hinrichs, the founder of Xing. The light-flooded, architecturally outstanding exhibition spaces with a ceiling height of five metres and an exhibition area of 400 square metres offer space for creative design concepts on a museum scale. The gallery spaces were designed in collaboration with international designers Walter Knoll and Ulrike Krages. Regular gallery talks, art dinners and exclusive events make Galerie Melbye-Konan a unique venue for art exchange for collectors, curators, art lovers and the artist community.
International collectors and curators value Stella Melbye-Konan's more than 10 years of experience in the field of modern and contemporary art. She has curated exhibitions and worked with prestigious museums and institutions such as the Centre Pompidou, the Musée Carnavalet and the French star architect Dominique Perrault. Gallery owner Stella Melbye-Konan studied art history and communications in her native Hamburg, Germany, and museum management at the prestigious École du Louvre in Paris.